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Things You Should Know This Week – May 20th

Dot Pot

The Fifth Annual Dot Pot Street Hockey Tournament will take place on the weekend of May 24th-26th. 24 teams from all over the city will battle it out at Garvey Park for the coveted championship!  This year’s tournament will be raising funds for  Bobby Collins who is currently battling end stage renal (kidney) failure as well as a newly discovered and aggressive form of Melanoma.  If you would like to make a donation, contact dotpotgroup@gmail.com.  Make sure to follow them onInstagram.

Memorial Day Mass

Memorial Day is a national holiday and a day of remembrance of those who have died while serving our country in the armed forces.  Originally called Decoration Day, it was a day to visit the cemetery and decorate the graves of fallen soldiers. Now it is a day to honor those who gave the ultimate sacrifice – their lives. A special Memorial Day Mass: Cedar Grove Cemetery welcomes the public to a Memorial Mass on Sunday, May 26th, 11am on the cemetery grounds.

Quench your thirst

 Ripple Cafe is ready for the warmer temps!  Cool off and quench your thirst with  a Blood Orange Hibiscus Ice Tea!   Ripple Cafe is open Monday- Friday 7am-7pm and Saturday 8am-4pm and sells coffee, tea, smoothies, and pastries all sourced from local purveyors. 

Reduce, reuse, recycle

Mark your calendars! On Saturday, June 1st the City of Boston is hosting anelectronics and clothing recycling event.  Head to City Hall with your textiles, clothing and electronics from 9am-1pm. 

Register to run

Lace up your sneakers! Register for the Project D.E.E.P & Blarney Stone Dorchester Day 5K. Race starts and ends at the Blarney Stone on Sunday, June 2nd 12:30pm start. Registration begins at 11am. You can also register online! Cookout immediately following!  

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Maureen Dahill

Maureen Dahill is the editor of Caught in Southie and Caught in Dot and a lifelong resident of South Boston sometimes mistaken for a yuppie. Hockey mom, yoga enthusiast, lover of red wine and binge watching TV series. Mrs. Peter G. Follow her @MaureenCaught.